These smart(ish) vintage-style bulbs offer Wi-Fi connectivity.
Alas, Yale’s hardware and August’s wireless technology make for truly unhappy bedfellows.
This wire-free smart controller doesn’t just work well, it’s also priced to move (just be aware of the cost to control a second door opener).
With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.
Is the Philips brand name worth double the price for a commodity smart plug?
Adding the Netatmo Smart Siren and Netatmo Smart Door and Window Sensors to a Netatmo Indoor Camera yields a somewhat simple home security system.
It’s Bluetooth-only, however, so you can’t integrate it into the rest of your smart home.
This toggle button is surprisingly capable, but it can’t control other smart lighting systems.
While hampered by buggy setup and a high price tag, Eve enthusiasts may find this device worth a look.
These smart dimmers and smart plugs are HomeKit compatible, but you can control any of them with Alexa and Google Assistant, too.
The bulbs are fine, but the Wiz Connected app isn’t nearly as polished as its Philips Hue stablemate.
This inexpensive but barebones smart lock merits a look by the SimpliSafe set.
This $8 smart bulb is tough to beat, unless you're looking for a smart home product with a broader ecosystem that includes full-spectrum color bulbs and other devices, akin to Philips Hue.
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